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Sports: Thursday, February 27, 2020

27 February 2020 Sports

VHSL Basketball Sked, SU Women In Salem, Cavs Hold Off Hokies

The VHSL Basketball Playoffs continue tonight. In boys action:
Loudoun County hosts Millbrook for the 4C Championship
Skyline visits Central in a 3B Semifinal
Page travels to East Rockingham for a 2B Semi

In girls playoff hoop:
Millbrook visits Loudoun Valley for the 4C Championship
Strasburg entertains Stuarts Draft in a 2B Semi
Page visits Luray in the other 2B Semifinal

The Shenandoah University women take on Randolph Macon in an ODAC basketball tournament quarterfinal this afternoon. The 16-9 Hornets are the 5-seed, while the Yellow Jackets are the 4-seed. RMC defeated SU 73-51 February 18th in Ashland. Tip off is at 3 pm.

The Virginia Cavaliers held off a furious Virginia Tech comeback last night in Blacksburg for a 56-53 ACC win. The Hokies, down 26-11 at the half, got hot from 3-point range in the second half, but saw the Cavs hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 2 seconds left for their 5th straight win. Virginia improved to 20-7, while Tech drops to 15-13.

The Capitals skate tonight in Winnipeg. Air time is 7:45 on CBS Sports Radio 1450.

And, in a rain-shortened Spring Training game, the Yankees downed the Washington Nationals 8-2. Raudy Read homered for the Nats, who entertain the Astros tonight at 6:05.

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